Definition of REMOVES

noun : REMOVES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) degree of figurative distance or separation; "just one remove from madness"; "it imitates at many removes a Shakespearean tragedy" ;

verb : REMOVES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment" ;

  • 2. (

    ) remove from a position or an office ;

  • 3. (

    ) dispose of; "Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company got rid of all the dead wood" ;

  • 5. (

    ) shift the position or location of, as for business, legal, educational, or military purposes; "He removed his children to the countryside"; "Remove the troops to the forest surrounding the city"; "remove a case to another court" ;

  • 8. (

    ) get rid of something abstract; "The death of her mother removed the last obstacle to their marriage"; "God takes away your sins" ;


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